Archive for August, 2010

Books and Rubber Snakes

Published Date: August 18th, 2010
Category: Weekly Thought

For those of you who are tired with all that is wrong with Chicago: 10.25% sales tax, those stupid parking ticket machines, Rod Blagojevich, let me throw out one life saver—The Chicago Public Library. In my 15 odd- years of living here, CPL has never let me down. I remember how I proudly entered the [...]

 First of all, yes, there is a version of monopoly called “Horseopoly.” And no, you don’t need to rush out and buy it. Not only is it confusing, but the horses on the box look slightly demented and creepy. But when you are staying on a Dude Ranch in Montana and your 5-year-old son finds [...]